The Kite Runner Character Chart Flashcard Example #10607

Amir
Protagonist of the story.
Baba’s son.
Best friend is Hassan
Baba
Father of Amir’s and Hassan.
Wealthy, well-respected businessman.
He distrusts religious fundamentalism and he follows his own moral code
Hassan
Amir’s best friend and half-brother.
Proves himself a loyal friend to Amir.
Brave and selflessness
Ali
Acting father to Hassan and a servant of Baba’s.
Poor and an ethnic Hazara.
Sanaubar
Hassan’s mother.
Dies giving birth to Hassan.
Assef
Bully who is religiously biased, rapes Hassan.
Rahim Khan
Baba’s business partner, very close to Amir.
Soraya Taheri
Amir’s wife.
Farid
Guy who drives Amir around Kabul during his visit there.
Sohrab
Hassan’s son, very quiet and reserved.
Themes
Rape
Betrayal
Religion
Symbols
Kite
Slingshot
Pomegranate tree
Hassan gets raped by Assef.
Hassan goes in search for the Kite.
Assef and his gang rapes Hassan.
Amir watches at a corner but doesn’t do anything
Kite Race
Shows friendship.
Soviet Union take over Kabul.
Baba and Amir escape away from Kabul.
Amir marries Soraya.
Amir falls in love with Soraya the first time they spoke to each other.
Amir goes in search for Sohrab.
Amir meets Rahim Khan in pakistan, and he tells Amir that Hassan is his brother and also that Amir he should go to Kabul in search of Sohrab, who is Hassan son.
Amir and Sohrab fly a kite in America.
Amir takes Sohrab to America and they fly at kite at the park.
Worldview of Amir and Baba
There is no forgiving God; man must strive to seek their own redemption.
Worldview of Hassan and Ali
There is a God; and he is all-forgiving.
Qur’an
Islamic holy book.
Allah is the only true God.

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